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CONCORD, NC - OCTOBER 16: Greg Biffle, driver of the #16 3M Ford practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series NASCAR Banking 500 at Lowe's Motor Speedway on October 16, 2009 in Concord, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
NASCAR's Generation 6 car earned rave reviews on Friday. After rain washed out Thursday's test of the new Sprint Cup car at Charlotte Motor Speedway -- and a lack of jet dryers coupled with weepers on the 1.5-mile track delayed the start of Friday's session -- teams were eager to shake down their speedway cars. Of the 33 participants, Aric Almirola posted the fastest time of 27.832 seconds (194.021 mph). The qualifying record for CMS is 193.708 mph, set on Oct. 11 by Greg Biffle. Michael McDowell ran by far the most laps -- 204 -- while subbing for Denny Hamlin, who awaits the arrival of his first child. Biffle topped the speed chart early with a lap of 28.036 seconds (192.610 mph). But he glanced off Turn 3 and damaged the left front of his car just before 5:00. "Just got loose on a brand new set of tires," Biffle said. "Got down on the flat, and it's slick down there. But we're pretty happy with the car. Maybe we'll get faster as it cools down. "I like the car so far. I think...
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